10 from Calico Rock advance to state FBLA

Photo (from left): Chase Fountain, Kenlee Killian, Chase Cottrell, Cole Whiteaker, Emma Mitchell, Alex Browning, Joe Grigg, Holly Lovan, Elexis McKenzie, Keeley Pool, Emerson Wilbur, Sarah Colbert, Anna Kearbey, Clayton Thompson and Adviser April Killian.

Ten of 16 students from Calico Rock have advanced to state-level competitions after participating at the District VI FBLA Conference on the campus of Arkansas State University-Mountain Home in January. State competitions will be held in April at the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center.

Those advancing to the state and their area of competition are Elexis McKenzie, fifth place in emerging business issues; Clayton Thompson, third place in agribusiness; Alex Browning, third place in introduction to FBLA; Emerson Wilbur, Keeley Pool and Sarah Colbert, third place in publication design; Chase Fountain, Kenlee Killian and Emma Mitchell, second place in graphic design; and Anna Kearbey, first place in healthcare administration.

April Killian from the Calico Rock High School Business Department serves as the FBLA adviser.

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